They shall not labor in vain, and they shall not bring forth for terror; for they the seed of the blessed of Jehovah, and their offspring with them.
And their seed was known among the nations, and their offspring in the midst of the peoples: all seeing them shall recognise them, for they the seed Jehovah blessed.
Blessed thou in the city, blessed thou in the field.
For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all afar off, as many as the Lord our God should call.
Jehovah will add to you, to you and to your sons.
And I said, I labored in vain, for emptiness; and I finish my strength vainly; surely my judgment is with Jehovah and my work with my God.
Wherefore will ye weigh silver without bread? and your labour not for fulness? hearing, hear ye to me, and eat good, and your soul shall delight in fatness.
And they were to me for a people, and I will be to them for God.
And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.
And I set up my covenant between me and between thee, and between thy seed after thee to their generations for a covenant of eternity; to be a God to thee and to thy seed after thee.
If ye shall go in my laws and watch my commands, and do them:
And your strength shall be exhausted to no purpose: and your land shall not give its produce, and the tree of the land shall not give its fruit
And I sent upon you the beast of the field, and it bereaved you of children, and cut off your cattle, and, diminished you, and your ways were laid waste.
And ye ate the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ye eat.
Thou shalt bring out much seed to thy field, and shalt gather little, for the locust shall devour it
Ephraim shall fly away as a bird, their glory of birth and of the womb and of conception.
Ye sowed much and brought in little; eating and not being satisfied; ye drank, and not drinking to the full; putting on clothing, and not being warm to him; and he hiring out, hires out for a purse perforated.
Is the seed yet in the storehouse? and even the vine and the fig tree, and the pomegranate and the olive tree bore not: from this day will I praise.
I will hiss for them, and gather them; for I redeemed them: and they multiplied as they multiplied.
Bring ye all the tenths to the house of treasure, and food shall be in my house, and try me now in this, said Jehovah of armies, if I will not open to you the lattices of the heavens, and empty out to you a blessing, even is it not a sufficiency.
Ye are sons of the prophets, and of the covenant which God set with our fathers, saying to Abraham, And in thy seed shall all families of earth be praised.
Therefore of faith, that according to grace; the promise to be firm to all the seed; not to that of the law only, but also to that of the faith of Abraham; who is father of us all,
Neither that the seed of Abraham, are all children: but, In Isaac shall the seed be called to thee.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be stable, unmoved, abounding in the work of the Lord always, knowing that our fatigue is not in vain in the Lord.